The Ɂekwę́ ghǫ Łǝ́nats’edǝ́ - Sahtú Gathering for the Caribou was held at Dene Náoweré Kǫ́ - the Délı̨nę Cultural Centre on January 27-29, 2015. The Workshop was jointly hosted by the Ɂehdzo Got’ı̨nę Gots’ę́ Nákedı (Sahtú Renewable Resources Board) and the Délı̨nę First Nation. Over 40 delegates representing community organizations as well as regional and territorial levels of government were invited from four land claim areas. Following the meeting, the Délı̨nę First Naiton and Ɂehdzo Got'ı̨nę Gots'ę́ Nákedı (Sahtú Renewable Resources Board) sent a joint letter to the minister with consensus recommendations from the participants. This report provides a compilation of messages from the Gathering on the following three topics:
- “We have to protect the caribou our way”
- “It’s time to make some tough decisions"
- Traditional laws